One of the projects I have been working on is a system for managing content on our network of websites. One of our requirements is that changes don’t take effect immediately, but on a separate preview network where our customer can look to see that her…
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Adam Machanic created an item on connect explaining how LINQ to SQL queries involving strings cause SQL Server procedure cache bloat If an application is using LINQ to SQL and the queries involve the use of strings that can be highly variable in length, the SQL Server procedure cache will become bloated with one version […]
Dinesh wrote a blogpost about .NET Framework 3.5 SP1: LINQ perf improvements (LINQ to Objects and LINQ to SQL). There are three perf improvements in the just released SP1 Specialized enumerable: The new implementation recognizes queries that apply Where and/or Select to arrays or List<T>s and fold pipelines of multiple enumerable objects into single specialized […]
Channel 9 has two screencast that deal with the new geography data type in SQL Server 2008. Saving Virtual Earth Polygons to SQL Server 2008 Marc Schweigert shows you how to draw a polygon on a Virtual Earth map and save it using ASP.NET AJAX, Windows Communication Foundation (WCF), LINQ to SQL, and the new […]